SILS Lab Facilities and Equipment


SILS IT Services provides a wide range of computer and multimedia equipment and software for the SILS community. Please see the links to the left for specifics. Academic work has priority in all Lab spaces. A general overview of the lab resources is below.


 

Outer Lab photo
SILS Outer Lab

Outer Lab

The "outer lab" is the general use area outside of the computer classroom 117. UNC students enrolled in a SILS program have exclusive use of the computers in the outer lab. The outer lab offers a variety of computer workstations including Dell Optiplex PCs running Windows 7 and Apple iMacs. Desk space, power outlets, Ethernet cables, a charging station and an external monitor are also available for students. Several computers in this area have multimedia equipment and software including DVD burners and video editing applications.

 


Collaboratory

SILS collaboratory
Collaboratory

The SILS Student Collaboratory is available for students working in teams or on group projects. This space provides large screen flat screen, laptop inputs and a white board, and also includes mobile furniture designed for work space flexibility. Students may write their names on the schedule at the Help Desk to reserve this space. The Collaboratory can also be reserved for specific course assignments.

 


 

Inner Lab Photo
Inner Lab (Room 117)

Inner Lab (Room 117)

The Computer Classroom is located in the SILS Computer Lab (room 117). This classroom contains 12 flatbed scanners and 31 Dell Optiplex PCs running Windows 7. This classroom is available for student use when classes are not scheduled. The weekly classroom schedule is posted outside the classroom door.